Founded in 1921, the State Auto Insurance Company has grown from a small firm founded by Robert Pein and three initial employees into one of the industry’s most respected insurance providers. As of 2014, State Auto Insurance Company holds group assets of more than $3.8 billion. Eclipsing prior year sales, during 2013 the company achieved a direct written premium level of $2.0 billion.
Presently, the company employs more than 2,300 associates between its Columbus, Ohio, corporate center and five regional headquarters located in Baltimore, Maryland; Indianapolis, Indiana; Austin, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; and Nashville, Tennessee. Additionally, State Auto Insurance markets its services and products through a network of some 3,000 wholesale brokers and independent insurance agents.
Rated A (Excellent) by the A.M. Best Company, State Auto Insurance was included in the Forbes 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Services Companies list in 2014 and was recognized as one of Central Ohio’s Healthiest Employers by Columbus Business First magazine in 2013.